Denis Wayne Engen, age 65 of Westbrook, passed away at his home Tuesday, March 3, 2020 after a courageous 14 year battle with cancer.
Services were held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Grace Lutheran Church in Westbrook. Interment will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Denis Wayne Engen was born August 26, 1954 to Donald and Elaine (Howard) Engen in Springfield, Minnesota. He was baptized and confirmed at Willow Lake Church. Denis attended country school through 6th grade and graduated from Tracy High School in 1972. He married Brenda Norstegard on August 6, 1983. Together they raised their two daughters, Tiffany and Rachel. Denis was blessed with his four grandchildren: Gracie, Emma, Lexi and Hunter. Due to failing health, after many years of driving truck, Denis retired in November from Schmitz Grain in Currie where over the years, many friendships with coworkers and customers were made.
Denis is survived by his wife Brenda of 36 years; children: Tiffany Wahl of Westbrook, and Rachel Stevens (Brian Nielsen, sons: Bryce & Ethan Nielson) of Fulda; grandchildren: Gracie & Emma Wahl and Lexi & Hunter Haken; mother-in-law Janice Norstegard of Westbrook; siblings: David (Eunice) Engen of Trent, SD, Dale (Paula) Engen of Surprise, AZ, Julie (Dean) McDaniel of Queen Creek, AZ, and Nancy Beech of Brookings. He is preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law Orland Norstegard.